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King’s sacking of consort highlights power of Thai monarchy

24-Oct-2019 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:02 AM

When Thailand’s 67-year-old King Maha Vajiralongkorn stripped his royal consort of her titles on Monday, it sent shockwaves through Thai society. Sineenat [...]
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Thailand to ban glyphosate and other high-profile pesticides

24-Oct-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Thailand edged closer Tuesday to banning glyphosate and two other controversial pesticides despite protests from farmers in a multi billion-dollar agriculture industry aiming [...]
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10 billionaires among Thailand’s 500 MPs

24-Oct-2019 Intellasia | TheThaiger | 6:02 AM

Thailand has 10 billionaire MPs, while the poorest MP has just 5,064 baht in his bank account, according to reports from the Office of the National Anti-Corruption [...]
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Thailand bans use of paraquat and other toxic farm chemicals

24-Oct-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

Thailand’s government agreed Tuesday to ban the use of three farming chemicals widely regarded as dangerous to human health. The government’s National Hazardous [...]
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Thailand’s immigration police catch thousands of overstayers thanks to airport biometrics

24-Oct-2019 Intellasia | TheThaiger | 6:02 AM

The chief of Thailand’s immigration police says the biometrics system in place at sixteen airports across the country has so far netted 1,000 people who are blacklisted [...]
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Thai king strips ‘disloyal’ royal consort of all titles: palace

23-Oct-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Thailand’s King Maha Vajiralongkorn has stripped his 34-year-old consort of all titles for “disloyalty” and apparent “ambition” to match the [...]
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Baht veering to less than 30 against greenback next year

23-Oct-2019 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

The baht’s strengthening value could breach the band of 30 per US dollar next year, mainly because of Thailand’s huge current account surplus, says Krungthai [...]
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Thai Airways at risk of closure, president says

23-Oct-2019 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

Thai Airways International (THAI) president Sumeth Damrongchaitham said on Tuesday that staff must cooperate with the airline’s rehabilitation efforts because it is in [...]
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Unsafe PM2.5 levels return

23-Oct-2019 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

Fine dust was at unsafe levels in many districts of Bangkok and some districts in Samut Prakan and Samut Sakhon provinces. Pralong Damrongthai, director-general of the [...]
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Thai police arrest German man for disposing of woman’s body

23-Oct-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

Police in Thailand are investigating the death of a German woman after arresting a German man for allegedly dumping her body into a canal. Thailand’s Immigration Police [...]
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Apirat scoffs at ‘next PM’ talk

23-Oct-2019 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

Army chief Gen Apirat Kongsompong dismissed talk on Monday that he may become the next prime minister by insisting that he will never enter politics. He was speaking after [...]
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Fall of a royal consort and the Thai king’s assertive reign

23-Oct-2019 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

The very public downfall of the Thai king’s 34-year-old consortstripped of all royal titles and military ranks by a late-night commandleft the country open-mouthed [...]
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Thai king strips ‘disloyal’ consort of all titles in shock move

Thai king strips ‘disloyal’ consort of all titles in shock move

23-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:02 AM

Sineenat Wongvajirapakdi dismissed for ‘disloyalty’ and apparent ‘ambition’ to match queen’s position, palace said. Thailand’s King Maha [...]
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Defence spend eyed for chop

22-Oct-2019 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

The opposition parties have pledged to fight to scale back the defence budget in the second reading of the 3.2 trillion-baht plan after abstaining from voting on Saturday and [...]
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Elevated cycle lane floated as option

22-Oct-2019 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

The government is being urged to consider building a 20-kilometre elevated bicycle lane beneath the Airport Rail Link, as an alternative for cyclists commuting between [...]
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